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Heavy rains force evacuations, trap motorists in Canada

OTTAWA (AFP) – Relentless rain battered Canada’s Pacific coast on Monday (Nov 15), forcing evacuations and sending mudslides, rocks and debris across highways that left motorists trapped east of Vancouver. “Heavy rains and subsequent mudslides/flooding have impacted various highways in the BC interior,” British Columbia’s transportation ministry said on Twitter. Rescuers were deployed to free […]

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Denver weather: Possible record high on Monday, snow Tuesday? – The Denver Post

Denver will start the week hot, as temperatures climb near 80 degrees — finishing off a stretch of mild weather deep into November. According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will near its record high of 78 degrees on Monday, set in 1942. Forecasters are calling for a high of 75 degrees under […]

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Denver weather: Mild and dry weekend

Denver will experience another mild day Friday before the weather begins to change. According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, Denver will reach 78 degrees under mostly cloudy skies on Friday. Winds will build to 15 mph gusts as a storm system tracks across the west. Scattered showers and some high-altitude snow should impact […]

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Brits to bask in four days of glorious sun after being battered by severe storms

Brits' luck has finally changed with four days of glorious sunshine to melt away the miserable washout weekend. Large parts of England were lashed with torrential rain over the weekend after the Met Office issued a 12-hour yellow weather warning for Sunday. Millions experienced several hours of rain, with the afternoon turning overcast and miserable, […]

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Colorado weather: Cold front brings threat of mudslides back to burn scar areas

Who’s ready to cool off? After a stretch of days in the 90s with smoke filling the air again, it’s safe to say that an upcoming change in the weather pattern will be well received. However, a rather strong area of low pressure will swing down the spine of the Rockies from Idaho and will […]

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Wild Auckland weather: Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht breaks free of mooring during storm

The strong winds that battered Auckland overnight tore legendary sailor Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht Archangel off its mooring. It was among a raft of damaged to the city after fierce gusts of up to 139km/h were recorded in Auckland overnight, sending trees toppling, container ships tumbling and damaging numerous powerlines across the city. The […]

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Wild weather: Rain band, thunderstorms to ‘move swiftly’ up North Island

The wild weather that has battered the South Island’s West Coast is tracking north – bringing rain and possible thunderstorms to the North Island. A “red warning” has been issued for Buller and Westland – as heavy rain caused flooding, slips, major road closures, evacuations and left people trapped on the roofs of their cars […]

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Further flooding feared in western Germany with death toll above 80

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany (Reuters) – Further flooding was feared in western Germany on Friday as a breach at another dam loomed and the death toll rose to more than 80 in what is Germany’s worst mass loss of life in years.Slideshow ( 3 images )Entire communities lay in ruins after swollen rivers swept through towns and […]

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Denver weather: Record highs possible by the end of the week

Denver is warming up again in the next few days and will near triple digits and a few record highs. The Mile High City started Wednesday at 96% humidity and under 60 degrees but will quickly warm to 92 degrees under sunny skies with dry air, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Denver […]


Biden pledges federal aid as a record heat wave and wildfires roil the West.

By David E. Sanger, Christopher Flavelle and Zach Montague With a record-shattering heat wave suffocating much of the Pacific Northwest and a drought-fueled wildfire season already well underway in New Mexico, Arizona and California, President Biden attended a virtual meeting with leaders of Western states on Wednesday to discuss strategies to minimize weather-related disasters this summer. […]